Just weeks after the first subpoenas were issued in the WI John Doe probe in October 2013, senate Republicans had begun working to change state law to legalize the activities under investigation.
Missouri Senate Bill 508, sponsored by ALEC member Sen. Mike Parsons, was modeled after the ALEC Navigator Background Check Act.
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